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Department of  Economic Development and Tourism

March 25, 2021
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Bill visits one of our newest stores in Downtown Fredericksburg, Wren & Sparrow. As you can tell from the name, this store caters to the wild-bird enthusiast -- new and experienced. Owners Lisa Benoit and Amy Gardner describe all the ways they support the local bird watcher from seeds to bird baths and houses.  For more information about Wren & Sparrow, check out their website at

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American Rescue Plan updates outlined

By Amy Peregoy on Mar 22, 2021 04:09 pm
University of Mary Washington logo for the Center for Economic DevelopmentThe University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development has outlined important points on the American Rescue Plan Act.
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Dragonfly Yoga Studio featured in this week’s deal

By Bill Freehling on Mar 22, 2021 09:49 am
Fredericksburg's Economic Development Authority (EDA) this week is offering a 50 percent discounted gift card to Dragonfly Yoga Studio at 810 Caroline Street.
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City reviewing Cowan Station site plan

By Bill Freehling on Mar 21, 2021 05:15 pm
Fredericksburg-based Jarrell Properties Inc. has submitted plans for the redevelopment of a mobile home park off U.S. 1 into an office-oriented development.
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Guide to federal stimulus package

By Bill Freehling on Mar 19, 2021 09:55 am
President Biden recently signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a $1.9 trillion package with broad, robust support for new and existing federal programs to help the nation through the remainder of the pandemic.
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Tourism Sales Manager Victoria Matthews participated last week in a Virginia Tourism Corporation webinar that provided tour operators with a virtual look at the Fredericksburg region. (Fredericksburg’s portion starts around the 23 minute mark.)
The City of Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development & Tourism office keeps a 22401 business database. We use this database to send out information about business/grant programs, promotional weeks (ie. Restaurant Week), to be featured in the FXBG Diverse City series and other marketing opportunities. 
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1809 William St. 

Spacious commercial office space on Route 3 next door to Popeye's Chicken. Very visible with ample parking. Some hardwood floors on the main level. Additional features on both levels include conference rooms, restrooms & offices. Kitchenette on basement level next to sliding glass door, perfect for a break room area.  Minutes from Interstate 95 and Route 1.
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